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Re: proposed gnulib-related additions to Autoconf

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: proposed gnulib-related additions to Autoconf
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 14:23:22 -0800
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Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:

> I wonder if adding 'at configure time' at the end of that sentence would help.

Will do.

> Should we also provide a collector macro that ensures that all C99 types
> and bounds are available, rather than having the user list so many macros
> in their configure.ac?  Something like AC_TYPE_C99_TYPES might be a
> reasonable name.

If there's a need for it we can add it, but it would take a long time
to execute.  C99 defines a lot of types.

The gnulib stdint module does a lot of this already.  I'll mention it.

> Should we also document that a d_ino of 0 on older platforms implies a
> deleted file,

Yes, I'll do that.

> My personal inclination here is that since the cygwin community
> always recommends upgrading to the latest version, it is okay if we
> don't special-case cygwin in AC_STRUCT_DIRENT_D_INO.

Sounds good to me.  Thanks.

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